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The Giraffe

Director: Ahmed Magdy
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The film was awarded the AFAC Production Grant and the SANAD Development Grant from the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
Director Ahmed Magdy’s debut feature film.
A film that delves into the lives of a group of independent women and monitors their way of life.
The film addressed the issue of the Giza Zoo giraffe poetically.
Highly acclaimed by many Arab critics, including Essam Zakaria and Mohammed Rouda.
MAD Solutions released The Giraffe in Egypt and the UAE.
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2018/ Egypt75 min/ Drama, Fantasy
Original Title
La Ahad Honak
SYNOPSIS
Through the streets of the city that are void of all but its ghosts, Ahmed is lost and depleted of faith. Tonight, he must save a girl he doesn’t know by getting her enough money to have an abortion. Ahmed is swallowed into the madness of the city as he embarks on a surreally journey where he finds himself involved with an eccentric group of young people lead by an enigmatic girl who is trying to uncover the mystery behind the Giraffe hidden at the zoo.
CAST
Amr Hosny
Shaza Moharam
Haydi Koussa
Salma Hassan
CREW
Screenwriter: Ahmed Magdy
DOP: Ahmed Magdy
Editor: Essam Ismail
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Production Company(ies)
Garage Art Production
Utaco Digital Film
Fig Leaf Studio
Producer(s)
Ahmed Magdy
Mahmoud Lutfy
Mark Lutfy
Mahmoud Eissa
film festivals
Festival International du Film Transsaharien de Zagora, Morocco
Marrakech International Film Festival, Morocco
Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
Cairo Cinema Days, Egypt
Aswan International Women Film Festival, Egypt
Beirut International Women Film Festival, Lebanon
Masr Dot Bokra Film Festival, Egypt
Palestine Cinema Days, Palestine
Festival Cinémas du Sud in Lyon, France
Aarhus Arab Film Festival, Denmark
Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh